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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the country’s new Sports Industry Policy will serve as catalyst for transforming sports into a big business sector when operational.
The National Sports Festival (NSF) earlier slated for Benin from Dec. 3 to Dec.13, has been rescheduled to hold at the same venue from Jan.3 to Jan.17, 2021, an official has said.
Speaking on entrepreneurship and the role of governance, Abdullahi said entrepreneurship is an “escapist method” disseminated by an “irresponsible” government to delegate its responsibilities.
The maiden 21 km Kaduna Half marathon ended successfully on Saturday with Kenyan athletes, John Muirurri Mburu and Caren Jebet Maiyo winning.
A new dawn awaits Nigerian Youth as well as Athletes as the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is planning to create a data base that will serve as reservoir from which opportunities could be accessed.
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa has ordered the release of the balance of cash reward pledged to athletes and sports administrators that participated in the last National Sports Festival in Abuja, a statement issued to newsmen on Friday, by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Media, Mr Daniel Alabrah, has said.
Sunday Dare, the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, has assured Nigerians that every aspect of the senior national men’s team, the Super Eagles, will be reviewed for maximum performance.
Adjobome said that after the application on the NFMB Portal, eligible applicants would be invited by the ministry for training by an approved Enterprise Development Institute (EDI).
The entire Nigerian Super Eagles team will undergo a performance review, according to the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has stated that no contemporary Nigerian leader has done more to empower young Nigerians than President Muhammadu Buhari.
As the one week deadline given to ministers to interface with their State governors, stakeholders and the protesting youths expired on Wednesday, Ministers from the South West have called for a thorough investigation of the involvement of the military in the shooting at the Lekki Toll Gate.
The Coach of Enugu State Kick Boxing Association, Dr Vitus Oti, has called on the state and local governments to invest in modern facilities to accelerate sports development in the state.
Nigeria Basketball Federation has signed a 5-year deal with Total E&P Nigeria worth N150m ( One Hundred and Fifty Million naira) for the sponsorship of the Men’s Divisions One and Two leagues.
Enugu State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Hon. Manfred Nzekwe, says his plans for sports development in the state is to give grassroots sports the priority it deserves under his administration.
Terrorists operating around Shyadawe/Nagasino villages in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria have suffered a heavy casualty blow following an ambush staged against them by troops of 192 and 202 Battalions of Operation Fire Ball (OPFB).
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace, unity and stability in the country.
Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked out more hideouts of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, killing scores in Borno, Defence Headquarters says.
Ethiopian federal forces have taken "full control" of the Tigray region's capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military's chief of staff said on Saturday evening.
Rivers United lost 2-1 to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg tie at the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday afternoon.
Ex-player David Beckham could have been sports minister of the United Kingdom, but the then head of PR for the prime minister avoided it.
The National Assembly has launched an investigation into the October 23 and 24 mayhem that took place in Calabar and its environ leading to devastating destruction of lives and property in the guise of #EndSARS protest.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that peace and harmony have returned to the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS.
On the same day, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, while speaking at the 55th Annual Bankers Dinner organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in Lagos, predicted a two per cent growth in the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2021.
Arianna O’Dell, a 30-year-old entrepreneur and songwriter based in New York City, had a tumultuous four-year journey in cryptocurrency before selling her investments in February.